Monthly Archives: March 2017

Lightwater on-street parking improvements deemed ‘unaffordable’

March 1, 2017
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Lightwater residents have called for on-street car parking improvements, following complaints over heavily restricted spaces in the village centre. Two petitions, requesting an investigation for more viable parking options in Lightwater, will be reviewed for the second time by Surrey Heath Local Committee on Thursday (March 2). People visiting the village centre currently face difficulties…

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Poor Staines! Radio host calls town ‘God’s waiting room for the Jeremy Kyle show’ on air

March 1, 2017
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The comments were made by Steve Allen on his LBC show while discussing the closure of the town's Waitrose Read the full article here: http://ift.tt/2mrRH3P Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Poor Staines! Radio host calls town ‘God’s waiting room for the Jeremy Kyle show’ on air

March 1, 2017
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Poor Staines! Radio host calls town ‘God’s waiting room for the Jeremy Kyle show’ on air

A radio host has gone on a tirade against Staines , dubbing it “God’s waiting room for the Jeremy Kyle show”. Steve Allen was answering a question from a listener named Louise regarding the planned closure of the town’s Waitrose and the planned opening of Primark on his early morning LBC show on February 16.…

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Farnham Brightwells objectors lay out material changes to scheme as they seek judicial review

March 1, 2017
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Farnham residents have argued that Waverley Borough Council should have put the contract back out to tender Read the full article here: http://ift.tt/2lanPsA Famous Words of Inspiration...

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AA wants mobile phone use while driving to be as socially unacceptable as drink driving

March 1, 2017
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This thought-provoking film highlights the dangers of text driving as tougher penalties for using mobile phones while driving come into force Read the full article here: http://ift.tt/2mJ87Ri Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Mobile phone use while driving explained: Tougher new penalties now in force

March 1, 2017
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All you need to know about the new fine and points guidelines coming into force from Wednesday March 1 Read the full article here: http://ift.tt/2lamkKB Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Camberley International Festival set to return this summer

March 1, 2017
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The 10-day event will include live music, stand-up comedy, literature recitals and contemporary dance performances Read the full article here: http://ift.tt/2mJ87kg Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Locked up in Surrey: See the county’s criminals jailed during February 2017

March 1, 2017
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Get Surrey is this year profiling the efforts of the police and the courts to bring the county's worst offenders to justice Read the full article here: http://ift.tt/2lakXf4 Famous Words of Inspiration...

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10 things to do in Surrey and Hampshire this weekend, March 4-5

March 1, 2017
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10 things to do in Surrey and Hampshire this weekend, March 4-5

If you’re stuck for ideas of what to do this weekend, fear not – we have put together a list of activities to help you out. From a riverside walk and lazy brunch, to a farmers’ market and craft collection, there are lots of great places to visit around Surrey and north-east Hampshire this Saturday…

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21 pretty places in Surrey to spend an afternoon with mum on Mother’s Day

March 1, 2017
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If you want to treat your mum to something special this year, but need some ideas, help is at hand. We have come up with a list of delightful places to visit around Surrey, perfect for Mother’s Day. From afternoon tea and Sunday lunch to a relaxing stroll and a pampering session, take a look…

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Locked up in Surrey: See the county’s criminals jailed during February 2017

March 1, 2017
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Get Surrey is naming and shaming some of our county’s worst offenders and shining a light on the work of the police and the courts to achieve justice for their victims. The criminals sent down in February 2017 include a retired Farnham teacher who sexually abused young boys and teenagers for more than 40 years,…

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Camberley International Festival set to return this summer

March 1, 2017
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Following the festival’s success last year, Camberley International Festival (CIF) is set to return with a carnival theme this summer. The line-up of artists and events will be released by organisers on Monday March 6. The announcement comes ahead of a Surrey Heath Borough Council (SHBC) meeting on Tuesday March 7, which will discuss the…

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Mobile phone use while driving explained: Tougher new penalties now in force

March 1, 2017
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Mobile phone use while driving explained: Tougher new penalties now in force

If you so much as touch your mobile phone with more than one finger to accept a call, you could now receive a £200 fine and SIX points on your licence. The current punishment is a £100 fine and three points but penalties are getting tougher. This means that anyone who already has points on…

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AA wants mobile phone use while driving to be as socially unacceptable as drink driving

March 1, 2017
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As tougher penalties for using a mobile phone at the wheel come into force, the AA hopes to make it as socially unacceptable as drink driving. This thought-provoking short film, made with the support of the Department for Transport, is entitled Designated Driver and shows the stark contrast between attitudes towards drink driving and text…

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Farnham Brightwells objectors lay out material changes to scheme as they seek judicial review

March 1, 2017
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Objectors to the current terms of Farnham’s Brightwells scheme have laid out their case for judicial review of the development. Five Farnham residents are waiting to hear whether they have legal standing to ask for the Waverley Borough Council (WBC) scheme to be reviewed, after facing the council’s lawyers in a High Court hearing last…

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